Notable Increases in SIMA's Steel Import Trends by Country and Product
 
Country names are links to corresponding SIMA graphs

Country Product Average monthly quantity April 2017 - June 2017 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity July 2016 - March 2017 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
NETHERLANDS Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 13,235 37 35350%
PORTUGAL Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 17,618 1,616 990%
UKRAINE Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 8,898 1,028 765%
GERMANY Wire Rods -- C & A 13,963 1,716 713%
RUSSIA Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 36,837 5,776 538%
INDIA Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 18,813 3,828 391%
SPAIN Oil Country Goods -- C & A 10,150 2,201 361%
BRAZIL Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 8,225 1,857 343%
RUSSIA Oil Country Goods -- C & A 17,481 5,839 199%
TURKEY Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 32,478 10,999 195%
CANADA Oil Country Goods -- C & A 18,388 6,288 192%
TAIWAN Oil Country Goods -- C & A 8,664 2,974 191%
MEXICO Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 8,219 2,828 191%
LUXEMBOURG Steel Piling -- C & A 7,128 2,716 162%
UNITED KINGDOM Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 9,313 3,725 150%
CANADA Line Pipe -- C & A 13,754 5,649 143%
TURKEY Wire Rods -- C & A 19,766 8,152 142%
JAPAN Oil Country Goods -- C & A 7,017 3,059 129%
CZECH REPUBLIC Rails Standard -- C & A 5,766 2,720 112%
OMAN Standard Pipe -- C & A 5,249 2,493 111%
WORLD Oil Country Goods -- C & A 282,233 134,786 109%
KOREA Oil Country Goods -- C & A 101,772 49,512 106%
SPAIN Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 14,966 7,427 102%
WORLD Steel Piling -- C & A 11,577 6,495 78%
WORLD Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A 16,608 11,654 43%
WORLD Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 124,863 87,731 42%
WORLD Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 7,857 5,534 42%
WORLD Mechanical Tubing -- C & A 57,817 41,100 41%
WORLD Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 82,436 58,904 40%
WORLD Standard Pipe -- C & A 94,657 68,375 38%
WORLD Line Pipe -- C & A 148,036 107,619 38%
WORLD Bars-Cold Finished -- S 9,897 7,279 36%
WORLD Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 769,608 571,905 35%
WORLD Wire Rods -- C & A 155,063 118,065 31%
WORLD Rails Standard -- C & A 30,701 23,536 30%
SPAIN Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 5,862 . .
SLOVAKIA Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 14,111 . .

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified July 6, 2017, with Licensing data collected through June 2017 and
Final Census data compiled through May 2017.
 
A notable change is defined here by a significant increase in the current three
month average quantity over the previous nine months average quantity;
the program examines the largest importers within each product group.
Any increases for which import levels had been reached between July 2015 and June 2016 have been eliminated
 
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes



Notable Decreases in SIMA's Steel Import Trends by Country and Product
 
Country names are links to corresponding SIMA graphs

Country Product Average monthly quantity April 2017 - June 2017 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity July 2016 - March 2017 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
VIETNAM Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 7,796 23,396 -67%

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified July 6, 2017, with Licensing data collected through June 2017 and
Final Census data compiled through May 2017.
 
A notable change is defined here by a significant decrease in the current three
month average quantity over the previous nine months average quantity;
the program examines the largest importers within each product group.
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes